Difference between revisions of "Ancient Statue"

From Nookipedia, the Animal Crossing wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(Created page with "{{Infobox Sculpture |name= Ancient Statue |image= Ancient Statue.jpg |imagesize= 200px |real name= Jomon Period "Dogū" Figurine |artist= Unknown |appearan...")
 
m (moved Ancient Sculpture to Ancient Statue: The English translation uses Statue rather than Sculpture)
(No difference)

Revision as of 02:24, July 14, 2013

Ancient Statue
Ancient Statue.jpg
Real name Jomon Period "Dogū" Figurine
Artist Unknown
Appearances Animal Crossing: New Leaf
"Shakoki refers to how big, round eyes look like Inuit snow goggles used for blocking light."
— Museum Exhibit, Animal Crossing: New Leaf

The Ancient Statue is a sculpture first introduced in Animal Crossing: New Leaf. This piece is based on Jomon Period "Dogū" figurines, from between 1000-400 BC. These fired pottery pieces are widely believed to be representations of mother goddesses associated with fertility, due to their female body shape, big eyes, small waists, and wide hips. As the pieces are fragile, it is quite rare to find unbroken Dogū, such as the ones found in-game.

In New Leaf, the statue is displayed in the first Artwork room, in the southeast quadrant.

Authenticity

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, if the Dogū has pupils that imply that the eyes are "open", then it is a forgery.